Heart Disease

Approaching antioxidants

Approaching antioxidants

Antioxidants are thought to regulate cellular processes but
research has failed to find consistent effect on disease prevention
in man. A European study reveals some factors which could be
hampering successful trials.

The nuts issue

The nuts issue

Eating peanuts on a regular basis has already been shown to help
prevent cardiovascular disease. But a new study reveals that this
may not be entirely due to the high fatty acid content of the nuts.

Fishing for heart health

Fishing for heart health

The Sikh population could significantly reduce their risk of heart
disease by increasing their consumption of oily fish and as such
their levels of beneficial fish oil fatty acids, suggests new
research from the FSA.

Presenting the bigger picture

Presenting the bigger picture

News earlier this month that taking vitamins was a waste of time in
combating cancer or heart disease was selectively reported and
failed to give consumers a balanced view, John Cordaro, president
of the Council for Responsible Nutrition,...

Stay calm, protect your heart

Stay calm, protect your heart

Stress is so much a part of modern day life that many people now
take it for granted. But a new study has shown that stress can be
bad for the heart, as it makes the body take longer to purge
harmful fats from the bloodstream.

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